Barber Quarter History & Information

Barber Quarter 1892–1916 The Barber quarter was designed by Charles E. Barber and first minted in 1892. Barber was Chief Engraver of the U.S. Mint at that time. The Barber quarter was minted of 90% silver and 10% copper and used the same design as the half dollar and dime (Barber Dime). The Barber dime … Read more

America the Beautiful Quarters for 2011

The America the Beautiful Quarter Program will feature 56 different US National Sites. The obverse or “heads”, of all will be the classic George Washington profile designed by by John Flanagan in 1932. The reverse, or “tails” side of the coins will honor a U.S. national park or other significant national site. The America the … Read more

Standing Liberty Quarter

1916 – 1930 The Standing Liberty Quarter Dollar was produced from 1916 to 1930, which was relatively short-lived for a coin, especially one of such nice design. It is interesting to note that no quarter dollars were minted in 1922. The coins were struck in; Philadelphia (no mintmark), San Francisco (S), and Denver (D), with … Read more